Don't-Miss Health and Fitness Stories

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Misfit puts Fossil's analog fashion sense in its new Phase fitness band

The $175 Misfit Phase looks like an analog watch but is really an undercover activity tracker.

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Meet Withings Steel HR, the heart rate-monitoring activity tracker that looks like a classic watch

Under Nokia, Withings is making its lineup of activity trackers smarter and more sophisticated.

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Fitbit's brand-new Charge 2 and Flex 2 step up fitness tracking

The Charge 2 scores your heart health and helps you relax with deep breathing, while the Flex 2 goes from the swimming pool to an evening out.

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The most interesting thing about Philips' new health gadgets is their FDA status

Philips' new health watch, body analysis scale, blood pressure monitors, and thermometer scream "medical device" in both form and function.

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Google Fit is getting a visual overhaul with new widget and Android Wear faces

You'll find more options for setting up fitness goals with additional metrics available to track throughout the day.

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Misfit's Speedo Shine swim tracker gets an upgrade just in time for pool season

Prefer swimming to running? Misfit's new Speedo Shine 2 tracks your laps, your sleep, and your steps.

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New Fitbit feature will remind you to be an adult and go to sleep already

More rest and more activity lead to a lower BMI.

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Pebble 2 and Pebble Time 2 add heart sensors, and Pebble Core stands in for your phone

Pebble gets serious about fitness, with two new smartwatches that track your heart rate. And the Core boasts GPS, 3G, and extra storage when you want to leave your smartphone behind.


Qardio's smart medical devices will now share data with your doctor

For patients with chronic health conditions, this data-sharing platform could be a life-saver.


Dyson hopes you'll blow $435 on its high-tech hair dryer

Dubbed the Supersonic, Dyson says its new design is quieter and gentle on hair.

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Nokia to buy connected health gadgets firm Withings for $191 million

Nokia is paying 170 million euros to acquire French fitness gadgets company Withings in a bid to get into the connected healthcare market.

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Did you take your pills? The PillDrill medication tracking system will help you remember

This innovative device could lead to better medical outcomes while reducing family friction.



Going gluten-free is easy with Nima, a portable gluten-sensing device

This gadget is like a mini lab kit for testing your food.

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The future of fitness: Custom Gatorade, smart water bottles, and a patch that analyzes your sweat

We went inside Gatorade's Fuel Lab at South by Southwest Interactive to get a sneak peek at products in development.

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CardioSecur wants to turn your smartphone into an electrocardiogram machine

CardioSecur has just four wires but can provide the same results as a "12-lead" ECG (which confusingly uses just 10 wires), or even a 22-lead one taken at the doctor's office.